Awards & Critical Acclaim

Maleny Food Co. has consistently redefined culinary excellence, earning critical acclaim and industry recognition since inception. Founded on our dedication for perfection, we blend local family milk, local fruits, and fine Italian ingredients to set new standards as a premium gelato and sorbet producer.

As a renowned gelato maker and trusted supplier, we celebrate our heritage and commitment to innovate our product range, remaining steadfast in our authentic and traditional production methods.

Award-Winning Flavours

Our gelato and sorbet flavours have triumphed at prestigious events including the Royal Queensland Food & Wine Show, Sydney Royal Cheese & Dairy Product Show, Royal Melbourne Fine Food Awards, Royal Hobart Show and the Dairy Industry Association of Australia. From our Grand Champion Dairy Product and Dessert Awards back in 2002, to our 14 awards in 2023, we are proud of our consistency in delivery, taste and quality maintaining our Champion status for over 20 years.

Embracing Recent Triumphs

The celebration of excellence continues with 8 awards won at the 2023 Royal Queensland Awards where Gold was bestowed upon Mango Sorbet, while Vanilla Bean, Chocolate, Strawberry, Crème Caramel & Pistachio Gelato and Raspberry Sorbet clinched Silver and Lemon Sorbet proudly took home a Bronze.

Our Berry Delight triumphed and took home the Champion Gelato at the 2023 QLD Dairy Industry Association of Australia Awards, with Vanilla Bean, Chocolate, Strawberry and Crème Caramel Gelato following closely with Silver.

A Fusion of Tradition and Innovation

Maleny Food Co. embodies a harmonious blend of tradition and innovation. From the picturesque, lush Maleny green pastures to the rich history of Italian artisan methods and flavour combinations that influence our gelato, our legacy remains founded on freshness and authenticity. As both gelato maker and supplier, we promise to tantalise your senses and leave you with a taste you’ll love.